Feuerberg, Mordecai Ze'ev

(1874-99)
   Ukrainian Hebrew writer. He was born in Novograd Volynskiy. His literary career began in 1896, when he went to Warsaw. He broke with his Hasidic background and wrote short stories about the conflict between tradi-tional Judaism and modern secular culture.

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